Austin Development News
With Austin’s building ban lifted, construction continues amid coronavirus fears
A state executive order superseded Austin’s ban on most construction. Now, as industry leaders dig in, fears percolate about how the order may affect COVID-19’s spread.
Six new tiny homes 3D-printed to help end homelessness in Austin
Pairing cutting-edge tech with social good could have worldwide implications
21 towers poised to reshape the city skyline
In the upcoming decade, we’re looking at ever more, ever taller, ever larger buildings.
‘Slackerville,’ apartment development heading for four Austin properties
Local group Rastegar announces intentions for its new acquisitions, including mixed-use and residential redevelopment.
Gigantic mixed-use complex headed to East Cesar Chavez
The Centro development will occupy two Eastside blocks near Saltillo.
Austin’s hottest neighborhoods aren’t necessarily what you think they are
There are plenty of great reasons people flock to planned communities.
New Waterloo Park stage will be booked by C3, Live Nation
Conservancy partners with promoter to bring park’s music space "back to life"
‘Missing middle’ accounts for only 2 percent of new Austin home construction in the past decade
The city hopes to address density and affordability with a new development code
Inside HEB and Favor’s East Austin tech center
Texas-sourced materials, craftwork, and art incorporated into homage to the company’s home state
10 developments poised to alter the Austin landscape
Big projects spread across the city as a new decade takes shape
Inside the Otis and AC hotels, opening near UT
Hospitality goes big in the emerging UT-adjacent ‘campus district’
New apartments planned for highly visible former Concordia spot
The Troubadour will occupy long-vacant land in the central city.
Peek inside Natiivo, rising on Rainey Street
New renderings of the condo-hotel building unveil plans for unique exterior and luxury interiors.
A look inside now-open Austin Proper
The hotel and residences’ building interiors were designed by Kelly Wearstler.
Exclusive: New plans for downtown tower The Linden
Here’s what the 28-story building headed for 17th and Guadalupe will look like.
Austin’s most important developments of the decade
Which building projects had biggest impact in the last 10 years?
Modern hotel planned for iconic Austin site
A proposed new building for the landmarked grounds of Green Pastures moves forward at the city.
Peek inside the Commodore Perry Estate resort in Hancock
New renderings of the central-city luxury hotel, set to open in spring 2020
Midcentury pizzazz restored to notable central Austin office building
Built in 1960, the North Lamar office is brought back to vivid life.
New luxury hotel, condos headed for South Lamar lakefront
The Loren at Lady Bird Lake promises a southern perspective on downtown
10 downtown Austin buildings that didn’t exist in 2010
Highlights include the Independent’s Jenga-like tower and its neighbor, the sustainably built, stunning new Central Library
AFS, city expand Austin Studios with major new facility
Creative Media Center adds 38,500 square feet of development and production space
Report: Austin ranks second in country for multifamily housing permits
Planned development is concentrated within city limits, while larger markets look to suburbs
Notable midcentury church to meet wrecking ball due to city ‘snafu’
A-frame Prince of Peace Lutheran in South Austin was designed in 1955 and was one of the first churches of its style in Central Texas.
Election 2019: Austin rejects local props, votes for Expo Center proposal
Convention Center expansion, a new MLS stadium, and an Expo Center update were the real issues underlying hotel tax votes.
30-story tower expansion approved for historic lodge
The city landmark commission approved a bold plan for a tall, contemporary addition to the Beaux Arts Freemasons building.
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Austin Convention Center expansion 2019
Keeping up with what’s next in the move to expand and rebuild the downtown complex
Rainey Street bars on the rise
Popular spots Alibi and Clive look to expand upward as entertainment district grows.
Old Jovita’s spot owned by filmmaker Robert Rodriguez to become apartments
The long-closed but legendary live-music club and restaurant will be replaced by a four-story, mixed-use building
Old Slackerville site on South First could host mixed-use development
A developer has bought the site of the old eclectic retail center and other sites in the shadow of downtown.
Co-living giant picks Nueces Street site for five-story project
Quarters wants to open a 120-bed facility in 2021. The company says it sees opportunity in Austin’s "incredible culture of innovation."
Inside Facebook’s new Austin offices
The tech giant’s local headquarters in the Shoal and Third building has 14 art installations and a jam room
Hotel Zaza Austin opens its doors in the warehouse district
After years of delays, the new 24-story tower has set a fall opening date. Or a month, at least.
Austin ranks fifth in nation for new apartment construction
Metro expected to add 10,783 units across the area this year
Tour the Independent, Austin’s new tallest tower
Stunning views and artful interiors complement the distinctive addition to the city’s skyline
Waterloo Greenway unites vision for Waller Creek revival
Project connects 35 acres of downtown Austin parkland with legacy and community in mind
Fate of East Austin grocery still uncertain
Comal Food Store not recommended for preservation by planning commission
FBI raids offices of major Austin real estate investor
World Class purchased eye-popping amounts of commercial property in past decade
City tackles convention center expansion with hotel tax rate hike
Council’s move could put county funds in jeopardy